The Procurement Directorate of the University was established in 2019 following a directive from the Council and should be manned by competent personnel. Hitherto, the procurement function was domiciled in the Registry Department with selected staff that performed ad-hoc activities as situation warranted. At inception, the Directorate had 5 staff. However, as at today, the unit can boast of eight staff- 5 core and 3 Administrative.
To have a skillful, prudent, transparent and vibrant directorate that would excel in delivering its services according to the dictates of its mandate as stipulated by the Public Procurement Act (PPA 2007) as amended and other extant laws.
To achieve procurement excellence in all functions through following the laid down processes efficiently, effectively and in consonance to the Public Procurement Act (2007) as amended extant laws and professional ethics.
i. Ensure the procurement process in the University is in tandem with the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007 as amended, Procurement Procedures Manual, Standard Bidding Document (SBD’s), Circulars, Executive Orders, and other extant laws. ii. The Directorate establishes strong and reliable relationships with all stakeholders within and outside the University. iii. Aligns itself with the operational goals and objectives of the University. iv. Enshrine transparency in all our functions. v. Provides the various requirements/needs of the University.
i. Establish the needs of the University through the annual Procurement Plan that should be incorporated to form the yearly budget of the University. ii. Drafting of invitation to Tender, Expression of Interest (EOI) and other procurement advertisements for the approval of the Vice Chancellor. iii. Organization of Bid Openings. iv. Evaluation of Bids / Proposals. v. Post Qualification Verification/Due Deligence. vi. Undertake market and statistical surveys. vii. Procurement monitoring / management of goods and services. viii. Serves as the secretariat of the Tenders Board. ix. Issues award letters to contractors, suppliers and consultants. x. Assist the Vice Chancellor in determining the particular procurement method to use in successfully executing a project. xi. Attending to enquiries from staff, bidders, consultants and potential contractors. xii. Informing the management on any change or development by the government through circulars, amendment of the law or Executive Order (EO). xiii. Establishing and consolidating relationships with all stakeholders of the University. xiv. Keeping accurate procurement records in both soft and hard copies.
Directorate Management Staff
|ISA KEFFI TUKUR HND, PGDBM, M.SC
|CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER/HEAD OF PROCUREMENT
|BARA’ ATU MOHAMMED B.SC
|PRINCIPAL PROCUREMENT OFFICER
|SULAIMAN AZORES SULAIMAN B.SC, MBA
|SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER
|SHAPI’U ABDULLAHI LIMAN B.SC
|SENIOR STORE OFFICER
|MICHAEL ELEIMONAN ONALO B.SC
|BILKISU SHEHU BUHARI B.SC
|FELICIA AMBO B.SC
|HADIZA ISA B.SC
|PROCUREMENT OFFICER II